Honda 2Wheelers India sells five crore units in two decades1 min read . Updated: 04 Oct 2021, 01:27 PM IST
Honda Activa is the bestselling model from the brand and remained a key product to achieve the 5 crore milestone.
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. on Monday has announced that it has sold more than five crore two-wheelers in India since 2001. The Honda Activa scooter has played a crucial role in achieving this milestone.
Honda made its entry into the Indian market in 2001 with its Activa scooter. The Honda Activa remained the bestselling model from the Japanese two-wheeler brand. Also, the Honda Activa remains the bestselling scooter in the country.
The two-wheeler manufacturer sold its first one crore two-wheelers in 11 years. The two crore sales mile was achieved in the next three years, by posting three-time sales growth.
The two-wheeler manufacturer claimed that while it took 16 years to sell the first 2.5 crore motorcycles and scooters, the next 2.5 crore customers were added in just five years.
Commenting on this sales milestone, Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Director, Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd., said that, the five crore domestic sales milestone coincides with the upcoming festive season. “We are humbled by this grand achievement and it is like a festival for all us at Honda 2Wheelers India. It gives us immense pride seeing our various models proudly adorning the streets spread widely across length & breadth of India covering diverse geographies and complex demographics. We thank our Customers for patronising brand Honda and reposing trust in our products and services. Being in the hearts of millions of Indians resonates the reliable companionship users enjoy with Honda," he further added.
The motorcycle and scooter manufacturer has been highly dominant as the second biggest two-wheeler brand in India, right next to its erstwhile partner Hero MotoCorp. Now, Honda aims to strengthen its grip in the midsize category premium models targeting the young buyers in the country.